The Historic Library & Rare Book Collection at Sherborne School includes a classical authors section.

A-Z by author &/or title:

AESCHYLUS
Plays
In Greek & Latin.
Title page missing.
Contains Prometheus Vinctus, Septem Contra Thebas, Persae, Supplices.

AESOP
Fables of Aesop and other eminent mythologists: with morals and reflections.
By Sir Roger L’Estrange.
London, R.Sare, T. Sawbridge, B. Took, M. Gillyflower, A. & J. Churchil, J. Hindmarsh, 1692.
Inscribed: ‘Ex Dono Guil: Harison grsi.’
Donated to Sherborne School Library by Gul: Harison.
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

ALEXANDRO, Alexander ab (d.1523)
Alexandri ab Alexandro, jurisperiti Neapolitani, Genialium dierum libri sex, cum integris commentariis Andreae Tiraquelli, Dionysii Gothofredi, J.C. Christophori Coleri & Nic. Merceri. …
Leiden, ex officinâ Hackiana, 1673.
2 volumes.
Sm.8vo.
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 16s.0d.

APOLLONIUS RHODIUS
Apollonii Rhodii Argonauticorum libri quatuor / priorum editorum et interpretum notis selectis accedunt Ruhnkenii, Piersoni, Georgii d’Arnaud, necnon Joannis Toupii animadversiones ; edidit, nova fere interpretatione suisque nonnullis annotationibus illustravit, indices tres addidit, Joannes Shaw.
(Text in Greek and Latin)
Edited by John Shaw.
Oxford, 1779.
Bookplate: Heber Drury [Col. Heber Drury (1819-1905), botanist]
Inscribed: ‘S.H. Butcher’; ‘R.E. Hodgson’
Donated to Sherborne School Library in 1918 by C.H. Hodgson in memory of his son Richard Eveleigh Hodgson (School House 1908-1913), who served as a Lieutenant in the RAF and was killed whilst flying near Dunkirk, his first action over the enemy trenches, on 15 September 1918, aged 24.

APPIANUS OF ALEXANDRIA
Appiani Alexandrini Romanarum historiarum.
Parallel Greek and Latin text.
Edited by Alexander Tollius and Henri Estinne (1531-1598).
Amsterdam, ex officina Joh. Janssonii and Johannis a Someren, 1670.
2 volumes.
8vo.
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 16s.0d.

ARISTOPHANES
Aristophanis Comoediae novem cum commentariis antiquis admodum utilibus, duaéq[ue] sine commentarijs…
Edited by Sigis Gelenius.
Basel, in officina Frobeniana, 1547.

ARISTOPHANES
Aristophanis Comoediæ Undecim, Græce et Latine.
Edited by Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614) and Richard Bentley (1662-1742).
Amsterdam, Thomae Fritsch, 1710.

ARISTOTLE
Aristotle’s art of poetry. Translated from the original Greek, according to Mr. Theodore Goulston’s edition. Together, with Mr. D’acier’s notes translated from the French.
London, printed for Daniel Browne and William Turner, 1705.

ARISTOTLE
Aristotelis de poetica liber ex versione Theodori Goulstoni. Lectionis varietatem e coda; IV bibliothecae mediceae, verborum indicem et observationes suas adjunxit T. Winstanley, A.M. Coll. Hert. Soc.
Edited by Thomas Winstanley (1749-1823).
Oxford, 1780.
8vo.
Inscribed: ‘Wm. Toogood’.

ARRIAN
Arriani & Hannonis periplus. Plutarchus de fluminibus & montibus. Strabonis epitome.
Edited by Sigismundus Gelenius.
Basel, Froben, 1533.
Sm.8vo.
Bound in vellum.
Bookplate: Ralph Butler.
Donated to Sherborne School Library by Ralph Butler in 1913. [Ralph L. Butler, MA, scholar of Trinity College, Cambridge; assistant master (Sixth form tutor) at Sherborne School 1912-1913 (founded The Interpretes); Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge]

BELLARMINO, Roberto Francesco Romolo Saint (1542-1621)
Roberti Bellarmini Politiani, Societatis Iesu, S.R.E. Cardinalis, Institutiones linguæ Hebraicæ: postremò recognitae ac locupletatæ.
[Cologne?], Apud Franciscum Fabrum, 1619.
12mo.
Inscribed:’vt Ceruus fouli: put 2’-6’.
Donated by Richard Goodridge. [Richard Goodridge (1612-?), attended Sherborne School c.1620. Wadham College, Oxford, 1626; Scholar 1627; Fellow 1636-1648, 1660-1666; Sub-Warden 1661. Rector of Combe Hay, Bath, 1644]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

BEROSUS THE CHALDEAN
Berosi sacerdotis Chaldaici, Antiquitatum libri quinque / cum commentariis Ioannis Annij Viterbensis sacræ theologiæ professoris, primùm Antwerpiæ, in antiquitatum studiosorum commoditatem, sub forma enchiridij excusi & castigati. Reliquorum antiquitatum authorum catalogum, sequens indicabit pagella.
Edited by Giovanni Nanni (c.1432-1502).
Wittenberg, printed by Martin Henckel, sold by Samuel Selfisch, 1612.
Annotated.

BOETHIUS (-524)
An. Manl. Sever. Boetii. Consolationis Philosophiæ libri V. Ejusd. opuscula sacra auctiora Renatus Vallinus recensuit & notis illustravit. (Boetii vita.).
Leiden, apud F. Hackium, 1656.

BOETHIUS (-524)
Consolationis philosophiae libros quinque interpretatione et notis illustravit Petrus Callyus … In usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Lambert Roulland, 1680.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 8s.0d.

CAESAR, Gaius Julius
The commentaries of C. Julius Caesar : of his warres in Gallia, and the civil warres betwixt him and Pompey / Translated into English with many excellent and judicious observations thereupon: as also The art of our modern training, or, Tactick practise, by Clement Edmonds Esquire, remberancer of the City of London. Whereunto is adjoyned the eighth commentary of the warres in Gallia; with some short observations upon it. Together with the life of Caesar, and an account of his medalls.
London, printed by R. Daniel, 1655.
Annotated.
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 16s

CAESAR, Gaius Julius
The commentaries of C. Julius Caesar: of his wars in Gallia, and the civil wars betwixt him and Pompey: translated into English with many excellent and judicious observations thereupon: as also the art of our modern training, or tactick practice / by Clement Edmonds. Whereunto is adjoyned the Eighth commentary of the wars in Gallia, with some short observations upon it, together with the Life of Caesar, and an account of his medals.
London, printed by Thomas Newcomb for Jonathan Edwin, 1677.
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 12s.0d.

CAESAR, Gaius Julius
C. Julii Caesaris et Auli Hirtii quae exstant omnia : Recensuit ac selectis Petri Ciacconii, Francisci Hotomanni, … et aliorum notis suas addidit Joannes Davisius. Accedunt ejusdem curae secundae nec non metaphrasis graeca librorum VII. de bello gallico.
Cambridge, 1727 (2nd ed.).
8vo.

CAESAR, Julius
C. Julii Caesaris quae exstant, interpretatione et notis illustravit Joannes Goduinus … in usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Petri Le Petit, 1678.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]

CATULLUS, Gaius Valerius
Ioannis Passeratii professoris et interpretis regii, commentarii in C. Val. Catullum, Albium Tibullum, et Sex. Aur. Propertium: cum tribus accuratissimis rerum, verborum, autorum & emendationum indicibus..
Paris, 1608.
Folio.
Inscribed: ‘Anglesey. Aug.2.1681. 9-6’ [from the library of Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey (1614-1686)]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

CATULLUS, Gaius Valerius
C. Valerii Catulli Opera interpretatione et notis illustravit Philippus Silvius … jussu Christianissimi Regis, in usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Frederici Leonard, 1685.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
[?Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for £1.10s.0d]

CATULLUS, Gaius Valerius
Catulli, Tibulli, et Propertii Opera / ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recensita; accesserunt variæ lectiones, quæ in libris MSS. & eruditorum commentariis notatu digniores occurrunt.
Cambridge, Jacobi Tonson, 1702.

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
Marci Tullii Ciceronis opera quae aedita sunt hactenus omnia : in tomos distincta quatuor, ad diuersorum & uetustissimoru[m] codicum collationem ingenti cura recognita, multisq[ue] locis ultra superiores aeditiones restitutis quoru[m] tomus primus rhetorica, oratoria et forensia continet : reliquorum tomorum quid cuiq[ue] insit, quaeq[ue] praeterea toto hoc uolumine habeantur, ad finem praefationis inuenies. Ad haec, rerum & uerborum index omnium locupletissimus & castigatissimus, cum annotationibus uariarum lectionum.
Basel, ex officina Heruagiana, 1534.
Annotated.

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
In omnes M. Tullii Ciceronis Orationes, quot quidem extant, doctissimorum virorum enarrationes, summa diligentia, ac singulari erga Ciceronianae eloquentiae studiosos fide in vnum velut corpus collectae. Accesseru[n]t huic postremae editioni Claudij Baduelli in Milonianam & pro M. Marcello oratione[m] annotationes. Item Caelij Secundi Curionis in omnes Philippicas Comme[n]tarij non minus docti quam copiosi … Cum indice rerum & uerborum locupletissimo.
Edited by Joannes Oporinus (1507-1568).
Lyon, apud Ioan. Tornaesium et Guil. Gazeium,1554.
2 volumes.
Folio.
Inscriptions: ‘R. Cradocke’.
‘In usum studiosorum juvenum sub praesidio Rdi. doctissimique viri Georgii Gerardi (scholae Sherbornensii Moderatoris) operam bonis literis et moribus navantium. Ex Dono Richardi Wright Rectoris de Stalbridge in Comte. Dorset 1701’.
Donated to Sherborne School Library by Richard Wright, rector of Stalbridge, 1701. [Richard Wright, rector of Stalbridge, 1694–1737. Died 1737] (amendment in 1695 library catalogue).

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
Sententiæ Ciceronis, Demosthenis, ac Terentii: Dogmata philosophica. Item, apophthegmata quædam pia. Omnia ex ferè ducentis authoribus, tam Græcis quàm Latinis, ad bene beatéque viuendum diligentissimè collecta. Authorum nomina sequentes pagellæ indicant.
London, excudebat Thomas Vautrollerius typographus, 1584.
Inscribed: ‘Thomas Grounds, 1666’; ‘Richardus Litler’; ‘Richard Lytler, 1629’; ‘John French, 1633’.

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
M. Tullii Ciceronis Epistolarum libri XVI ad familiares ut vulgo vocantur / ex recensione Ioannis Georgii Graevii ; cum ejusdem animadversionibus, et notis integris Petri Victorii, Paulii Manutii, Hier. Ragazonii, D. Lambini, F. Ursini, nec non selectis Io. Fr. Gronovii, & aliorum …
Edited by John George Graevii.
Amsterdam, Henrici Wetstenii, 1684.
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 16s.0d.

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
Orationes: interpretatione & notis illustravit P. Carolus de Merouville … ad usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Dennis Thierry & the widow of Simon Benard, 1684.
4to.
3 volumes.
[Delpin Classics]
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for £2.0.0.

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
Marci Tullii Ciceronis Opera Quae supersunt omnia cum Asconio et Scholiaste veteri; ac notis integris P. Victorii, J. Camerarii, F. Ursini, etc.
Edited by Isaacus Verburgius.
Amsterdam, 1724.
16 volumes.
Sm.8vo.
Inscribed ‘Tho. Mayhew, 1733’; ‘Wm. Mayhew Coll. Divi. Johan: Cant.’
Donated to Sherborne School Library by William Hector Lyon, A.M. Vicar, 1895’ [William Hector Lyon (1827-1911), son of the Rev. Ralph Lyon, Headmaster of Sherborne School. Attended Sherborne School 1836-1845; Trinity College, Cambridge 1846, BA 1850. Rector of Oborne 1854-1868; Vicar of Sherborne 1868-1907. Governor of Sherborne School 1868]

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
The History of the life of Marcus Tullius Cicero.
By Conyers Middleton (1683-1750), D.D., Principal Library-keeper of the University of Cambridge.
London, 1741.
2 volumes.

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
Marci Tullii Ciceronis epistolarum ad familiars.
Edited by John Ross.
Cambridge, gul. Thurlbourn, 1749.
2 volumes.
Annotated.

CICERO, Marcus Tullius
M. Tullii Ciceronis Opera. Cum Indicibus et Variis Lectionibus.
Oxford, 1783.
10 volumes.

CLAUDIANUS, Claudius
Opera quae extant : interpretatione et annotationibus illustravit Gulielmus Pyrrho … in usum … Delphini.
Paris, Fredericum Leonard, 1677,
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

CURTIUS RUFUS, Quintus
Q. Curtii Rufi De rebus gestis Alexandri Magni cum supplementis Freinshemii. Interpretatione et notis illustravit Michael Le Tellier è Societate Jesu. Jussu Christianissimi regis, in usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Fredericum Leonard, 1678.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

DEMOSTHENES
Demosthenis et Aeschinis … opera, cum utriusq; autoris vita, et Ulpiani commentariis … annotationibus illustrata per Hieronymum Wolfium …
Translated by Hieronymus Wolf (1516-1580).
Title page missing.
[?Basel, 1572]
5 volumes bound in 2 volumes.

DEMSTER, Thomas (c.1579-1625)
Antiquitatum Romanarum.
10 books in 1 volume.
[Title page missing]
[?Paris, 1613]

DIODORUS SICULUS
Diodori Siculi Bibliothecae historicae libri qui supersunt / e recensione Petri Wesselingii cum interpretatione latina Laur. Rhodomani atque annotationibus variorum integris indicibusque locupletissimis.
Zweibrücken, ex typographia Societatis, 1793-1807.
11 volumes.

DIONYSIUS PERIEGETES
Dionysius orbis descriptio: commentario critico et geographico.
Edited by William Hill.
Title page missing.
[London, 1688]
Greek and Latin parallel texts.
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

EPICTETUS
Epicteti stoici philosophi Enchiridion: unà cum Cebetis Thebani Tabula.
Translated by Hieronymus Wolf (1516-1580).
London, printed by James Flesher, William Morden bookseller, 1670.
Greek and Latin parallel texts.
Sm.8vo.
[?Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 10d.]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

ERASMUS, Desiderius (d.1536)
Adagia: id est: proverbiorum, paroemiarum et parabolarum omnium, quae apud Graecos, Latinos, Hebraeos, Arabes, &c. in usu fuerunt.
Frankfurt, sumptibus Iohannis Wilhelmi Ammonii apud Nicolaum Schumannum, 1656.
Folio.
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

ERASMUS, Desiderius (d.1536)
Des. Erasmi Roterodami Colloquia .
Edited by Cornelis Schrevel (1608-1664).
Leiden and Rotterdam, ex officiana Hackiana, 1664.
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 6s.0d.

ERASMUS, Desiderius (d.1536)
Des. Erasmi Roterodami Colloquia .
Edited by Cornelis Schrevel (1608-1664).
Amsterdam, ex typographia Blaviana, 1693.

ERASMUS, Desiderius (d.1536)
Adagia.
Title page missing.
Annotated.

ERPENIUS, Thomas (1584-1624)
Grammatica Arabica : cum varia praxios materia…
Edited by Jacobus Golius (1596-1667)
Leiden, Ioannis Maire, 1656.
Inscribed: ‘Ri. Goodridge’. [Richard Goodridge (1612-?), attended Sherborne School c.1620. Wadham College, Oxford, 1626; Scholar 1627; Fellow 1636-1648, 1660-1666; Sub-Warden 1661. Rector of Combe Hay, Bath, 1644]

EUCLID
Elementa (Euclidea) geometriae planae ac solidae.
Translated by André Tacquet (f. 1650)
Amsterdam, 1701.
Inscribed: ‘G. Dering’
Donated to Sherborne School Library by T.C. Bartlett, 1910. [Thomas Charles Bartlett (1861-1929) attended Sherborne School (Foundationer) 1873-1877]

EUCLID
The English Euclide being the first six elements of Geometry translated out of the Greek.
Translated by Edmund Scarburgh (d.1705)
Oxford, 1705 (1st ed.).
Folio.
Signed by Edmund Scarburgh, rector of Upwey, chaplain to the Duke of Buckingham, prebendary of Sarum.
Acquired by Sherborne School (from Edmund Scarburgh?) between 1695 and 1750. Additional entry in original library catalogue.

EURIPIDES
Tragoediae.
Venice, Aldus, 1503.
12 mo.
Volume 1 only of two.
Bound in vellum.
[The initial letters, which were intended to be added by hand, are omitted]
Donated to Sherborne School Library by H.W. de Rougemont in 1899. [Harold Wake de Rougemont (1877-1900) attended Sherborne School (Abbeylands) 1891- 1896; died on 24 January 1900 at Chieveley, South Africa from wounds he received in action the previous day at Spion Kop, South Africa]

EURIPIDES
Euripidis quae extant omnia: tragoediæ nempe XX, praeter ultimam, omnes completæ: item fragmenta aliarum plusquam LX Tragœdiarum; et epistolæ V. Nunc primùm & ipsæ hùc adjectæ … / operâ et studio Josuæ Barnes.
Cambridge, ex Officinâ Johan. Hayes, 1694.
Folio.
Donated to Sherborne School around 1700 by Hugh Hodges, School Governor (amendment in 1695 library catalogue).

EURIPIDES
Euripidis tragoedia Hippolytus, quam, Lat. carmine conversam a G. Ratallero, adnotationibus instruxit L.C. Valckenaer. [With] Lud. Casp. Valckenari Diatribe in Euripidis perditorum dramatum reliquias.
Translated by Georgius Ratallerus.
Edited by Lodewijk Kasper Valckenaer.
Leiden, 1768.
4to.

EURIPIDES
Euripidis Tragoediae, Fragmenta, Epistolae, ex editione Josuae Barnesii nunc recusa et aucta… Accedunt Fragmenta ex recensione Samuelis Musgrave.
Curavit Christianus Daniel Beckius
Leipzig, 1778, 1779, 1788.
3 volumes.
4to.
Book plates: George Caldwell and Revd. Henry Thompson.

EURIPIDES
Euripidou Phoinissai. Euripidis Tragoedia Phoenissae. Interpretationem addidit H. Grotii; Graeca castigavit e mstis, atque adnotationibus instruxit; scholia subiecit, Ludovicus Casp. Valckenaer.
Edited by Lodewijk Kasper Valckenaer.
Leiden, apud Samuelem et Joannem Luchtmans, 1802.
Text in Greek with Latin notes and parallel Latin translation.
Bound in vellum.

EUTROPIUS
Eutropii Historiæ Romanæ breviarium ab urbe condita usque ad Valentinianum et Valentem Augustos, notis et emendationibus illustravit Anna Tanaquilli Fabri filia, jussu Christianissimi regis, in usum serenissimi Delphini..
Paris, Antonii Cellier, 1683.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

FESTUS, Sextus Pompeius
M. Verrii Flacci quae extant. Et Sex. Pompei Festi de verborum significatione, libri XX. Cum vetusto Bibliothecae Farnesianae exemplari Romae nuper edito, collati: ex quo lacunae pene omnes sunt suppletae. In eos libros Ant. Augustini annotationes, ex editione Veneta / Ios. Scaligeri castigationes recongintae ex Parisiensi. Ful. Vrsini notae, ex Romana. Accesserunt nunc denique doctissimorum virorum notae ex eorum scriptis hinc inde collectae.
[lacks title page]
[?Lyons, 1593]
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 14s.0d.

FESTUS, Sextus Pompeius
De verborum significatione: lib. XX. Notis et emendationibus illustravit. Andras Dacerius … in usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Lambert Roulland, 1681.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 14s.0d.

FLORUS, Lucius Annaeus

L. Annæi Flori rerum Romanarum epitome. Interpretatione et notis illustravit Anna Tanquilli Fabri filia. Jussu Christianissimi regis, in usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Fredericum Leonard, 1674.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

GELLIUS, Aulus
Noctes Atticae Interpretatione et notis illustravit Jacobus Proust et Soc. Jesu … ad usum serenissimi Delphini.
Edited by Jacobus Proust.
Paris, Simon Bénard, 1681.
Physical description
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 16s.0d.

HELIODORUS OF EMESA
Heliodori Historiae Aethiopicae libri decm, nunquam antea in lucem editi.
Edited by Vincentius Obsopoeus.
Basel, Johann Hervagius, 1534 (1st ed.)
Bound in vellum manuscript.
Bookplate: Ralph Butler.
Donated to Sherborne School Library by Ralph Butler in 1913. [Ralph L. Butler, MA, scholar of Trinity College, Cambridge; assistant master (Sixth form tutor) at Sherborne School 1912-1913 (founded The Interpretes); Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge]

HELIODORUS OF EMESA
Heliodori Aethiopicorum libri decem, Graece et Latine / textum recognovit, selectamque lectionis varietatem adiecit Christ. Guil. Mitscherlich Professor Gottingensis.
Argentorati (Strasbourg), Ex Typographia Societatis Bipontinae Anno VI. [i.e. 1797 or 1798]
2 volumes.

HERODOTUS
Herodoti Halicarnassei Historiarum libri IX novem Musarum nominibus inscripti. Ejusdem Narratio de vita Homeri. Excerpta e Ctesiae libris de rebus Persicis & Indicis. Graece & Latine. Et H. Stephani Apologia pro Herodoto.
London, typis E. Horton & J. Grover, impensis Johannis Dunmore, Richardi Chiswel, Benjamin Tooke, & Thomae Sawbridge, 1679.
Inscribed: ‘H. Dunkin, 1887’.
Presented to Sherborne School Library by Henry Dunkin, 1904. [Rev. Henry Dunkin (1861-1949), Assistant master at Sherborne School 1893-1921]

HERODOTUS
Herodoti Halicarnassei Historiarum libri IX novem Musarum nominibus inscripti. Ejusdem Narratio de vita Homeri. Excerpta e Ctesiae libris de rebus Persicis & Indicis. Graece & Latine. Et H. Stephani Apologia pro Herodoto.
London, typis E. Horton & J. Grover, impensis Johannis Dunmore, Richardi Chiswel, Benjamin Tooke, & Thomae Sawbridge, 1679.
Inscribed: ‘Ra: Peke Ex Aula Magd. Oxon.’

HIPPPOCRATES
Magni Hippocratis Coi Opera omnia : Graece & Latine edita, et ad omnes alias editiones accommodata / industriâ & diligentiâ Joan. Antonidae vander Linden.
Edited by Joan Antonid. Van der Linden.
Leiden, apud Danielem, Abrahamum & Adrianum à Gaasbeeck, 1665.
2 volumes.
Sm8vo.
Bound in vellum.
Purchased from Isaac Cleave on 2 July 1691 for £1.0.0.

HOMER
Poetarum omninm seculorum longe principis Homeri : omnia quae quidem extant opera, graece / adiecta versione latina ad verbum, ex diversis doctissimorum uirorum translationibus concinnata, & difficiliorum thematum explicatione marginibus hinc inde ubi opus ui debatur adspersa, ut graecae lingue tyrionibus, vel citra uiua praeceptoris nocem, cognoscere iam at(que) conferre doctissima Poetae huius scripta liceat. Accessit quoq(ue) autoris uita, & instructissimus rerum verborumo(que) memorabilium Index.
Title page missing.
Basel, Nicolaum Bryling and Bartholomaeum Calybaeum, 1551 (3rd ed.)
Folio.
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

HOMER
Homeri quae extant omnia … cum Latina versione … Perpetuis … in Iliada simul et Odysseam J. Spondani … Commentariis. Pindari quinetiam Thebani Epitome Iliados … et Daretis Phrygii de bello Trojano libri, a C. Nepote eleganter latino versi carmine [or rather written originally in Latin verse by Josephus Exoniensis]. Indices … locupletissimi.
Edited by Jean de Sponde.
Basel, S. Episcopius, 1583.
Title page missing.

HOMER
L’Iliada d’Omero trapportata dalla Greca nella Toscana Lingua da Federico Malipiero…
Venice, Paolo Baglioni, 1642.
Bound in vellum.
Inscribed: ‘G.W. Hall, Pemb. Coll. Oxon’.
Donated to Sherborne School Library by M.L. White, 19 July 1917.

HOMER
Homeri poetarum omnium seculorum facile principis Gnomologia, duplici parallelismo illustrata; uno ex locis S. Scripturae, quibus gnomae Homericae aut prope affines, aut non prorsus ab similes. Altero ex gentium scriptoribus; ubi citationes, parodiae, allusiones, & deniq[ue] loci paralleli. Insertis hinc inde observationibus ethico-politicis in sententias, & ad voces insigniores notis criticis: cum triplici indice … quibus mantissae loco accessit appendix continens syllogen testimoniorum de Homero, ex variis autoribus, qua antiquis, qua neotericis collectam. Per Jacobum Duportum …
Edited by James Duport (1606-1679)
Cambridge, Johannes Field, 1660.
Sm.4to.
Inscribed: ‘Anglesey June 1682. 2-3’ [from the library of Arthur Annesley, 1st Earl of Anglesey (1614-1686)]

HOMER
Homer his Odysses translated adorn’d with sculpture, and illustrated with annotations.
By John Ogilby, esq., Master of His Majestie’s Revels in the Kingdom of Ireland.
London, Thomas Rycroft, 1665.
Title page missing.
Folio.
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

HOMER
Omērou Ilias : kai eis autēn scholia pseudepigrapha Didymou (The Iliad).
Oxford, 1675.
Bookplate: John Pinney esq.
Inscribed: ‘Ex libris Johannis Pinneii quarto nonarius Feby. 1702/3’

HOMER
The Iliad of Homer, translated by Mr (Alexander) Pope.
6 volumes bound in 2.
London, printed by W. Bowyer for Bernard Lintot, 1715-1720 (1st ed).
Title page of volume 1 missing.
Folio.
Annotations.

HORATIUS FLACCUS, Quintus
Op[er]a Q. Horatij Flacci poetae amoenissimi : cum quatuor commẽtariis, Acronis, Porphyrionis, Anto. Mancinelli / Jodoci Badii ascensu accurate repositis ; cuq[ue] adnotationibus Matthaei Bonfinis & Aldi Manutii Romani a philologo recognitus suisq[ue] locis insertis & ad finem ex integro restitutis ; prȩmisso áplissimo i universum opus indice.
Paris, Jodocus Badius Ascensius,1519.
Folio.
Inscribed on the flyleaf by the Rev. Ralph Lyon (Headmaster of Sherborne School 1823-1845), stating that this is a ‘very excellent and valuable’ edition.
At the back of the volume are accounts dated 16 June 1622:
‘Ingam – 6d.
Manning – 12d.
Cichland – 12d.
Will. Hill – 12d.
Laudeus ambo – 6d.
Pitman – 4d.
John Howes – 4d.
Trisham Harding – 4d.
Simon Bassell – 6d.
June 16.1622:
Sent Mr Clay my Heylands ethicks.’

HORATIUS FLACCUS, Quintus
Quinti Horatii Flacci opera ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recensita. Accesserunt variæ lectiones.
Edited by James Talbot (c.1665-1708).
Cambridge, Jacob Tonson, 1699
4to.

HORATIUS FLACCUS, Quintus
The Odes, Satyrs, and Epistles of Horace. Done into English by Mr. Creech.
Translated into English by Thomas Creech (1659-1700).
London, J. & R. Tonson, 1737 (6th ed.)
[Includes an engraving of a portrait of Thomas Creech. In 1694, Thomas Creech (1659-1700), was elected Headmaster of Sherborne School but he never took up the post]

JOSEPHUS, Flavius
The whole genuine and complete works: of Flavius Josephus … Also a continuation of the history of the Jews, from Josephus down to the present time, Edited by George Henry Maynard and the Rev. Edward Kimpton.
London: printed for C. Cooke; and sold by the booksellers of Bath, Bristol, Birmingham, Canterbury, Cambridge [and 25 other towns]; and by all other booksellers in England, Scotland, and Ireland [1792].
Folio.
Donated to Sherborne School Library by R. Longman, Governor, 1880.
[Robert Longman (?-1894), son of John Longman, Sherborne. Attended Sherborne School. Governor of Sherborne School 1851; Warden 1862]

JUSTINUS, Marcus Junianus
De historiis Philippicis, et totius mundi originibus, interpretatione et notis illustravit Petrus Josephus Cantel … In usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Fredericum Leonard, 1677.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

JUVENAL
D. Junii Juvenalis et A. Persii Satirae interpretation et notis illustravit Ludovicus Prateus… in usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Frederici Leonard, 1684.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Annotated.
Donated to Sherborne School Library by Sir Thomas Windham. Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

JUVENAL
The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis: and of Aulus Persius Flaccus. Translated into English verse by Mr. Dryden, and other eminent hands. To which is prefix’d a discourse concerning the Original and Progress of Satir.
Translated into English by John Dryden (1631-1700).
London, Jacob Tonson, 1713 (5th ed.).
Inscribed: ‘H.R. King, 1880’ [Henry Robinson King (1855-1935), Assistant master at Sherborne School 1883-1925, Housemaster of Abbeylands from 1900 to 1919. Edited ‘Myths from Pindar’ (1904)]

JUVENAL
D. Junii Juvenalis et auli Persii Flacci Satyrae.
Birmingham, John Baskerville, 1761.
Bookplate: Egerton Leigh.
Inscribed: ‘George Heath’.

LIVY
T. Livii Patavini Latinae Historiae Principis decades tres, cum dimidia longe quam hactenus emendatiores compluribus locis partim Caelii Secundi Curionis industria, partim collatione meliorum codicum suae integritati restitutis. Eiusdem Caelii S.C. praefatio … Ad haec, L. Hori Epitomae ita iam singulis libris praemissae .. Baeti Rhenani & Sigismundi Gelenii … annotationes. Chronologia Henrici Glareani ab ipso recognita & aucta …
Basel, Joannem Hervagius, 1549.
Folio.
Inscribed: ‘Alexan. Darin[?]’
Annotated.
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

LIVY
Historium libri qui extant. Interpretatione et notis illustravit Joannes Dujatius … in usum … Delphini. Accessere librorum omnium deperditorum supplementa, per Jo. Freinshemium …
Paris, Fredericum Leonard, 1679-1682.
4to.
6 volumes.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

LONGINUS
Dionysii Longini de sublimitate commentarius, quem nova versione donavit… Edited by Zacharias Pearce.
London, J. & R. Tonson,S. Draper, J. Watts, 1752 (4th ed.).
8vo.
Inscribed: ‘W.T. Coll: Or: Oxon:’

LUCIAN
The works of Lucian, from the Greek, by Thomas Francklin, D.D.
Edited by Thomas Francklin (1721-1784).
London, T. Cadell, 1780.
2 volumes.

LUCRETIUS
Titi Lucretii Cari De rerum natura libros sex interpretatione et notis illustravit Michael Fayus Bacc. Theol. & pastor Eccl. de Putangelis, jussu Christianissimi Regis in usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Frederic Leonard, 1680.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

LUCRETIUS
T. Lucretius Carus, of the nature of things, in six books, translated into English verse; by Tho. Creech, A.M. late Fellow of Wadham College in Oxford.
Edited by Thomas Creech (1659-1700).
London, printed by John Matthews for George Sawbridge, 1714.
2 volumes.
Pages 203-208 missing.
[Thomas Creech (1659-1700). In 1694, Creech was elected Headmaster of Sherborne School but he never took up the post]
Donated to Sherborne School Library in 1925.

MANILIUS, Marcus
Astronomicon: illustravit Michael Fayus…in usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Fredericum Leonard, 1679.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

MARCUS AURELIUS, Emperor of Rome 121-180.
Marci Antonini imperatoris, de rebus suis, sive de eis quae ad se pertinere censebat libri XII : locis haud paucis repurgati suppleti restituti versione insuper Latina nova : lectionibus item variis locisque parallelis ad marginem adjectis : ac commentario perpetuo, explicati atqe illustrate. Studio operâqe Thomae Gatakeri, Londinatis.
London, impensis Edward Millington, 1697 (2nd ed.).
4to.

MARTIALIS, Marcus Valerius
Epigrammatum libros XV. : Interpretatione et notis illustravit Vincentius Collesso … ad usum … Delphini.
Paris, Antonium Cellier, 1680.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

MELA, Pomponius
Pomponii Melae De orbis situ libri tres / accuratissime emendati, unà cu[m] comme[n]tariis Ioachimi Vadiani Heluetii castigatioribus, & multis in locis auctioribus factis: id quod ca[n]didus lector obiter, & in transcursu facile deprehendet. Adiecta sunt praeterea loca aliquot ex Vadiani commentarijs summatim repetita, & obiter explicata: in quibus aestimandis censendisq́[ue] doctissimo uiro Ioanni Camerti ordinis minorum theologo, cum Ioachimo Vadiano non admodum conuenit. Rursum, epistola Vadiani, ab eo penè adulescente ad Rudolphum Agricolam iuniorem scripta, non indigna lectu, nec inutili ad ea capienda, quae aliubi in commentarijs suis libare magis, quàm longius explicare uoluit.
Edited by Joachim Vadianus.
Basel, apud Andream Cratandrum, 1522.
Title page missing.
Folio.

NEPOS, Cornelius
Cornelii Nepotis Vitæ excellentium Imperatorum … accurante R. Keuchenio.
Edited by Robertus Keuchenius (1636-1673).
Leiden & Rotterdam, ex officina Hackiana, 1667.
8vo.
[?Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 6s.0d.]

NEPOS, Cornelius
De vita excellentium imperatorum. : Interpretatione et notis illustravit Nicolaus Courtin … in usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Fredericum Leonard, 1675.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

OVID
Publii Ovidii Nasonis Opera omnia.
Edited by Petrus Burmannus.
Amsterdam, apud Janssonio Waesbergios, 1727.
4 volumes.

OVID
Ovid’s metamorphoses in fifteen books translated by the most eminent hands adorn’d with sculptures.
London, J. & R. Tonson, 1736 (4th ed.)
Volume 2 only.

PAUSANIAS
Graeciae Descriptio Graece.
Leipzig, 1794-1796.
4 volumes.

PHAEDRUS
Phaedri Augusti Caesaris Liberti Fabularum Aesopiarum libri quinque. : Interpretatione et notis illustravit Petrus Danet … in usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Fredericum Leonard, 1675.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]

PLAUTUS, Titus Maccius
Comoediae… Accedit commentarius ex variorum notis ac observationibus … ex museo Marci Zverii Boxhornii.
Leiden, apud Franciscum Hackium, 1645.
Bound in vellum.
Inscribed: ‘Whitchurch May 4th 1854’.

PLAUTUS, Titus Maccius
Comoediae. Interpretatione et notis illustravit Jacobus Operarius … in usum … Delphini.
Paris, Fredericum Leonard, 1679.
4to.
2 volumes.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

PLINY the Elder
Naturalis Historaie Libri XXXVII interpretatione et notis illustravit Joannes Harduinus.
Paris, F. Mugnet, 1685.
In usum Delphini.
4to.
5 volumes.
[Delphin Classics]
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for £3.15s.0d.

PLINY the Younger
C. Plinii Cæcilii Secundi … epistolarum libri X : Ejusdem panegyricus Trajano dictus. Cum commentariis J. M. Catanæi … Adjuncti sunt alii, ad alios Cæsares, panegyrici…
[Geneva], apud Petrum & Jacobum Chouët, 1625.
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

PLINY the Younger
Panegyrici veteres interpretatione et notis illustravit Jacobus de La Baune Soc. Jesu… ad usum serenissimi delphini.
Paris, Simonem Benand, 1676.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

PLUTARCH
Plutarchi vitarum comparatarum tomus tertius.
Translated by Hermanno Cruserio.
Lacks title page.
[1561?]
Volume 3 only, volumes 1 & 2 missing.
Folio.
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

PLUTARCH
Plutarchi volume duodecimum, idemque ultimum, tres indices in eiusdem moralia et philosophica, verborum videlicet, rerum atque auctorum, tenens.
Leipzig, G.T. Georgi, 1782.
Inscribed: ‘S. Parr’. [Dr Samuel Parr (1747-1825), schoolmaster, writer, minister, Doctor of Law, and Prebendary of St Paul’s 1783-1825. In 1783, Lady Trafford presented Parr with the perpetual curacy of Hatton, Warwickshire. He lived at Hatton Parsonage where he took in pupils and had an extensive library (described by H.G. Bohn in ‘Bibliotheca Parriana’ (1827)]

PLUTARCH
Chaeronensis Moralia id est Opera, Exceptis Vitis Reliqua
Oxford, Clarendon, 1795-1797, 1800, 1821.
7 volumes in 14:
Vol. 1: 2 parts, 1795.
Vol.2: 2 parts, 1796.
Vol.3: 2 parts, 1797.
Vol.4: 2 parts, 1797.
Vol.5: 3 parts, 1800.
Vol.6: 2 parts, 1810.
Vol.7: 1821.
Bookplate: Samuel Parr.
Inscriptions: ‘S. Parr’; ‘Feb 25 1796. The gift of my learned friend (?) Mr Professor Martyn to whose accomplished son I had been a tutor at Hatton’; ‘The gift of my learned and excellent friend the (?) Professor Martyn, to whose accomplished son I had been Tutor at my Hatton Parsonage’. [Dr Samuel Parr (1747-1825), schoolmaster, writer, minister, Doctor of Law, and Prebendary of St Paul’s 1783-1825. In 1783, Lady Trafford presented Parr with the perpetual curacy of Hatton, Warwickshire. He lived at Hatton Parsonage where he took in pupils and had an extensive library (described by H.G. Bohn in ‘Bibliotheca Parriana’ (1827)]

POLYBIUS
Polybii Lycortæ F. Megalopolitani Historiarum. Tomus tertius, Continens Æneæ Vetustissimi Taciti Commentarium de Toleranda Obsidione, et notas utriusque Casauboni, in Polybium, accurante Jacobo Gronovio.
Edited by Isaac Casaubon (1559-1614) & Jacobus Gronovius (1645-1716).
Amsterdam, apud Joannem Janssonium à Waesberge, & Joannem à Someren, 1670.
3 volumes.
8vo.
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for £1.6s.0d.

QUINTILIAN
M. Fabii Quintiliani Institutionum Oratoriarum Libri duodecim: Summa diligentia ad fidem vetustissimorum codicum recogniti, ac restituti: Nouæ huic Editioni adiecit Fabianarum Notarum Spicilegium Subcisiuum. Daniel Pareus …: Accesserunt etiam Quintilianorum Declamationes. Cum Indice … [Ornament beneath title.]: ([Ornament above title.] De Oratoribus, Siue De Causis Corruptæ Eloquentiæ, Dialogus, Qui ab aliis Corn. Tacito, a quibusdam M. F. Quintiliano tribuitur).
Lacks title page.
[Geneva, Jacobi Stoer, 1625]
Volume 2: 2 parts in 1 volume.
Annotated.

QUINTILIAN
M. Fabii Quintiliani Institutionum Oratoriarum Libri duodecim : Summa diligentia ad fidem vetustissimorum codicum recogniti, ac restituti : Nouæ huic Editioni adiecit Fabianarum Notarum Spicilegium Subcisiuum. Daniel Pareus … : Accesserunt etiam Quintilianorum Declamationes. Cum Indice … [Ornament beneath title.] : ([Ornament above title.] De Oratoribus, Siue De Causis Corruptæ Eloquentiæ, Dialogus, Qui ab aliis Corn. Tacito, a quibusdam M. F. Quintiliano tribuitur).
Lacks title page.
[Frankfurt, sumptibus H. Robynson & Gulielmi Fitzeri, 1629]
Inscribed: ‘Sam. Thomson’

SALLUST (86 BC-34 BC)
Opera Sallustiana : Caii Crispi Sallustii inter historicos nominatissimi : ac veri cum Jodoci Badii Asce[n]sii exposition.
Title page missing.
[1523]
Sm.folio.
Annotated.
Inscriptions: ‘This is Jhon Pitherse boke Amen by John Linse’; ‘This ys Rychard nedam Amen’.
Handwritten transcript of title page made by W.B. Wildman from a copy held in the British Library, 30 April 1895.

SALLUST (86 BC-34 BC)
C. Sallustii Crispi Opera, quae extant, omnia: cum selectissimis variorum observationibus et accurata recensione Antonii Thysii IC.ti.
Leiden, apud Franciscum Hackium, 1649.
Sm.8vo.
Inscribed: ‘Jo. Buck’
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 6s.0d.

SALLUST (86 BC-34 BC)
C.Sallusti Crispi quae extant. In usum serenissimi Galliarum Delphini, diligenter recensuit, et notulas addidit Daniel Crispinus.
Paris, Fredericum Leonard, 1674.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]

SCRIPTURES
Historiae Augustae Scriptores VI. Aelius Spartianus. Vulc. Gallicanus. Julius Capitolinus. Trebell. Pollio. Aelius Lampridius. Flavius Vopiscus. Cum integris notis Isaaci Casauboni, Cl. Salmasii & Jani Gruteri.
Leiden, ex officina Hackiana, 1671.
2 volumes.
Sm.8vo.
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 16s.0d.

SENECA, Lucius Annaeus (approx. 4 BC-65 AD)
Opera.
Amsterdam, Daniel Elsevirium, 1672.
3 volumes (volume 1 missing).
8vo.
Purchased from Isaac Cleave on 2 July 1691 for £1.5.0d.

STATIUS, Publius Papinius
Publii Papinii Statii Sylvarum lib. V; Thebaidos lib. XII; Achilleidos lib. II / notis selectissimis in Sylvarum libros Domitii, Morelli, Bernartii, Gevartii, Crucei, Barthii, Joh. Frid. Gronovii Diatribe; in Thebaidos praeterea Placidi Lactantii, Bernartii, &c.; quibus in Achilleidos accedunt Maturantii, Britannici; accuratissime illustrati a Johanne Veenhusen.
Leiden, ex officina Hackiana, 1671.
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 8s.0d.

SUETONIUS
C. Suetonius Tranquillus C. Opera, et in eum commentarius, exhibente Joanne Schildio.
Leiden, ex officina Hackiana, 1667 (4th ed.).
Sn,8vo.
Bound in vellum.
Inscribed: ‘R.E. Hodgson, Sherborne 1912’.
Donated to Sherborne School Library in 1918 by C.H. Hodgson in memory of his son Richard Eveleigh Hodgson (School House 1908-1913), who served as a Lieutenant in the RAF and was killed whilst flying near Dunkirk, his first action over the enemy trenches, on 15 September 1918, aged 24.

SUETONIUS
C. Suetonii Tranquilli opera onmia quae extant interpretation et notis illustravit Augustinus Babelonius… Usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Andream Praland, 1684.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 18s.0d.

TACITUS, Cornelius
[Opera]
Lacks title page.
Edited by Janus Gruterus, 1606.

TACITUS, Cornelius
C. Cornelii Taciti Opera interpretation perpetua et notis illustravit Julianus Pichon Abbas… in usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, 1682, 1684.
2 volumes.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for £1.12s.0d.

TACITUS, Cornelius
C. Cornelius Tacitus cum optimis exemplaribus collatus: adiecti sunt capitulorum numeri.
Amsterdam, Sumptibus Societatis, 1701.
16mo.

TACITUS, Cornelius
C. Cornelii Taciti opera / ex recensione Joh. Augusti Ernesti denvo curavit Ier. Iac. Oberlinus .
Leipzig, in Libraria Weidmannia, 1801.
2 volumes.
Bookplate: Charles Porcher.
Armorial binding: cover stamped ‘CAROLVS PORCHER DE CLYFFE’ and the family crest. [Charles Porcher (1800 -1863) of Clyffe, Tinchleton, Dorset. Studied at Oriel College, Oxford and was called to the bar as a member of Lincoln’s Inn in 1826. He was appointed Justice of the Peace, Deputy Lieutenant, and High Sheriff of Dorset in 1846]

TERENCE
Comoediae sex. Interpretatione et notis illustravit Nicolaus Camus … in usum Delphini.
Paris, Fredericum Leonard, 1675.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

TERENTIUS, Publius Afer
Publii Terentii Afri Comoediæ / ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recensitæ. Accesserunt variæ lectiones, quæ in libris MSS. & eruditorum commentariis notatu digniores occurrunt.
Cambridge, Jacobi Tonson, 1701.

TERENTIUS, Publius Afer
Publii Terentii Afri Comoediæ / ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recensitæ. Accesserunt variæ lectiones, quæ in libris MSS. & eruditorum commentariis notatu digniores occurrunt.
Cambridge, Jacobi Tonson, 1701.

TERTULLIAN (c.160-c.230)
Opera Q. Septimii Florentis Tertulliani inter Latinos ecclesiae scriptores primi, sine quorum lectione nullum diem intermittebat olim diuus Cyprianus / per Beatum Rhenanum Seletstadiensem è tenebris eruta atque à situ pro uirili uindicata, adiectis singulorum libro rum argume[n]tis & alicubi coniecturis, quibus uetustissimus autor nonnihil illustratur. Quorum catalogum proxima pagina reperies. Floruit sub Caess. Seuero Pertinace, & Antonino Caracalla, ualde uicinis Apostolorum temporibus, circa annu[m] à Christo passo CLX. Quare boni co[n]sulenda sunt, huius scripta, si alicubi uarient à receptis horum temporum dogmatis, cum omneis synodos antecesserit, Apostolicis illis exceptis, quarum in Actis Lucas commeminit. Gaude lector, & hunc tibi raram ac nouum thesaurum para, ac vale.
Basel, Froben, 1521.
Annotated.
Donated to Sherborne School Library by T.C. Bartlett, 1910. [Thomas Charles Bartlett (1861-1929) attended Sherborne School 1873-1877]

THEOCRITUS
Idylls.
[Edited by John Fell, Bishop of Oxford?]
Oxford, 1676.
[?Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 4s.0d.]

THEOCRITUS
Theocriti Syracusii quæ supersunt. Cum scholiis Græcis auctioribus, emendationibus et animadversionibus in scholia editoris et Joannis Toupii…Præmittuntur editoris dissertatio de bucolicis Græcorum, vita Theocriti a Josua Barnesio scripta…Accedunt editoris et variorum notæ perpetuæ, epistola Joannis Toupii de Syracusiis, ejusdem addenda in Theocritum, necnon collationes quindecim codicum.
Edited by Thomas Warton (1728-1790).
Oxford, 1770.
2 volumes.
Annotated.
Inscribed: [?‘Scholae Oswestriensi prensbilis vir Thomas Kenyon 1816’]. [Hon. Thomas Kenyon (1780-1851) lived at Pradoe, Oswestry, Shropshire]
Donated to Sherborne School Library by Henry Dunkin, 1904. [Rev. Henry Dunkin (1861-1949), Assistant master at Sherborne School 1893-1921]

THEOPHRASTUS
Theophrasti notationes morum. Isaacus Casaubonus recensuit, in Latinum sermonem vertit, & libro commentario illustravit.
Lyons, apud Antonium de Harsy, 1599.
Inscriptions: ‘Richd. Parry, Hatton, October 12 1793’. [Richard Parry studied at Trinity College, Cambridge and was admitted to Lincoln’s Inn in 1796. He appears to have taken over from Francis Howes in 1795 as assistant master at Hatton Parsonage, Warwickshire, under Dr Samuel Parr (1747-1825)]; ‘W.J. Bensly, Sherborne, Oct 15. 1930’ [William James Bensly (1874-1943) attended Sherborne School (School House) 1888-1893, and returned as an assistant master 1905-1913, 1919-1934. He was ordained a priest in 1903, and worked as a missionary and Lecturer at Cawnpore College (SPG Brotherhood), 1913-1915]

THUCYDIDES
Thucydidis De bello Peloponnesiaco libri VIII / iidem Latine ex interpretatione Laurentii Vallae ; ab Henrico Stephano recognita.
Edited by Lorenzo Valla (1407-1457) and Henri Estienne (c.1460-1520).
[Geneva] : Henricus Stephanus, 1588 (2nd ed.).
Folio.
Annotated.
Inscribed: ‘H. Dunkin, 1886’.
Donated to Sherborne School Library by Henry Dunkin, 1904. [Rev. Henry Dunkin (1861-1949), Assistant master at Sherborne School 1893-1921]

THUCYDIDES
Thucydidis De bello Peloponnesiaco libri octo : cum adnotationibus integris Henrici Stephani, & Joannis Hudsoni : Recensuit, & notas suas addidit Josephus Wasse : Editionem curavit, suasque animadversiones adjecit Carolus Andreas Dukerus.
Edited by Joseph Wasse (1672-1738) and Karl Andreas Duker (1670-1752).
Amsterdam, apud R. & J. Wetstenios & Gul. Smith, 1731.
Folio.
Bound in vellum, embossed with arms ‘Pallas Medioburg’ in gold.

VALERIUS MAXIMUS
Valerii Maximi Exemplorum memorabilium libri novem. : Interpretatione et notis illustravit Petrus Josephus Cantel … in usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Claudii Thiboust et Petrum Esclassan, 1679.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 16s.0d.

VEGETIUS RENATUS, Flavius
Veteres de re militari scriptores, nunc prima vice in unum redacti corpus…
Wesel, ex officina Andrenae ab Hoogenhuysen, 1670.
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

VELLEIUS PATERCULUS (c.19 BC-30 AD)
C. Velleii Paterculi Historiae Romanae… Libri Duo… In usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Fredericum Leonard, 1675.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

VELLEIUS PATERCULUS (c.19 BC-30 AD)
M. Velleii Paterculi quae supersunt : cum variis lectionibus optimarum editionum, doctorum virorum conjecturis & castigationibus, et indice locupletissimo / praemittuntr annales velleiani.
Oxford, John Crosely, George West, Henry Clements, & John Howel, 1693.
Annotated.
Inscribed: ‘W. Hibbs’ or ‘W.J. Cibbs’.
Donated to Sherborne School Library by W.J. Bensly, 1908. [William James Bensly (1874-1943) attended Sherborne School (School House) 1888-1893, and returned as an assistant master 1905-1913, 1919-1934. He was ordained a priest in 1903, and worked as a missionary and Lecturer at Cawnpore College (SPG Brotherhood), 1913-1915]

VICTOR, Sextus Aurelius
Historiae Romanae compendium. Interpretatione et notis illustravit Anna Tanaquilli Fabri filia … in usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Denis Thierry, 1681.
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for 10s.0d.

VIRGIL
PVB. Vergilii Maronis Opera, quae quidem extant, omnia.
Edited by Georg Fabricius (1516-1671).
Basel, per Sebastianum Henricpetri, n.d. [preface dated 1547]
Folio.
Inscribed: ‘Thomas Willoby his hand and pen 1662’; ‘Ephrarin Derby 1669’; ‘Thomas Fox, 1669’.

VIRGIL
P. Virgilii Maronis poetae Mantvani, Vniversvm poema : cvm absolvta Servii Honorati Mavri … & Badii Ascensii interpretatione: Probi, & Ioannis Viuis in Eclogas allegorijs. Qvibvs accesservnt Lvdovici Coelii Rhodigini, Ioannis Scoppae … Iacobi Constantij … Francisci Campani … Iacobi Crucij … lucubrationes, & annotationes in loca difficiliora … praeterea librorvm omnivm figurae, argumenta, lectionum denique varietates, quas & Ioannes Pierius, & alij … obseruarunt. Qvae non, vt antea, plvrimis foedata mendis, sed acri studio emendata, atque omni, quantum licuit, ex parte expolita, emisimus …
Venice, apud Hippogryphium, 1578.
Bound in vellum.
Inscribed: ‘Ex libris Janisa Majalatti’.
Donated to Sherborne School Library by J.D.E. Richards, 1904. Julian David Eaton Richards (later Eaton-Richards) (1886-1915), attended Sherborne School (day boy) 1899-1904; won an open classical scholarship at Wadham College, Oxford, where he graduated B.A. in 1908. Machine Gun Officer,2nd Royal Sussex Regiment, killed on 25 September 1915 at the Battle of Loos]

VIRGIL
P. Virgilii Maronis Opera omnia : Bucolica, Georgica, Aeneis; Ciris et Culex / cum commentario Frid. Taubmanni. curante & edente Christiano Taubmanno, Frid. f. Additi sunt indices necessarii.
Edited by Christian Taubman (1597-1651) and Friedrich Taubmann (1565?-1613).
[Wittenberg], Apud Zachariam Schurerum Anno Christian, 1618.

VIRGIL
P. Virgilii Maronis Opera : in tres tomos divisa, cum integris notis Servii, Philargyrii, nec non J. Pierii variis lectionibus, & selectissimis plerisque commentariis Donati, Probi, Nannii, Sabini, Germani, Cerdæ, Taubmanni, & aliorum. Quibus accedunt observationes Jacobi Emmenessii. Cum indice Erythraei.
Edited by Jacobus Emmenessius (d.1679).
Leiden, apud Jacobum Hackium; Amsterdam, apud Abrahamum Wolfgang, 1680.
3 volumes.
Bound in vellum.
Bookplate: Dr James Gordon of Pitlurg. [?Dr James Gordon (1707-1755), 9th Laird of Pitlurg]
Inscribed: ‘T. Beattie’, ‘274’.
Purchased from Robert Clavell on 28 June 1687 for £1.6s.0d.

VIRGIL
P. Virgilii Maronis Opera. Interpretatione et notis illustravit Carolvs Rvævs… Ad usum serenissimi Delphini.
Paris, Simonem Benard, 1682 (2nd ed.)
4to.
[Delphin Classics]
Acquired before 1695 (entry in original library catalogue).

VIRGIL
Publii Virgilii Maronis Bucolica, Georgica, et Æneis, ad optimorum exemplarium fidem recensita.
Edited by John Laughton (1650-1712)
Cambridge, Jacobi Tonson, 1701.
4to.

VIRGIL
The Works of Virgil: containing his Pastorals, Georgics and Aeneis. Translated into English verse by Mr Dryden.
Edited by John Dryden (1631-1700)
London, Jacob Tonson, 1709 (3rd ed.)
3 volumes.
Inscribed: ‘WS’.
Donated to Sherborne School Library by G.E. Saunders, 1908.

VIRGIL
P. Vergili Maronis Codex antiquissimus / a Rufio Turcio Aproniano V.C. distinctus et emendatus qui nunc Florentiae in Bibliotheca Mediceo-Laurentiana adservantur bono publico typis descriptus anno MDCCXLI.
Edited by Pietro Francesco Foggini.
Florence, Typis Mannianis, 1741.

VIRGIL
Undated [c.1880].
Inscribed: ‘P.H. Wippell, VA. Kings School, Sherborne, March 27th /80’. [Pridham H. Pridham Wippell (1861-1916), attended Sherborne School 1877-1880]

XENOPHON
Xenophontis De Cyri institutione libri octo: juxta exemplar Etonense summâ curâ recuse: cum Latinâ interpretatione Joannis Leunclavii Amelburni, qui & vitam ipsius Xenophontis concinnavit. Accessit index rerum memorabilium.
Edited by Johannes Leunclavius (1533?-1593).
London, printed by William Redmayne for Thomas Newborough and John Nicholson, 1698.
Inscribed: ‘S. Davies’

XENOPHON
Xenophontis de Cyri expeditione libri octo (book 8).
Edited by Thomas Hutchinson (1698-1769)
Oxford, 1727.
Inscribed (translation by Professor Randy L. Maddox, William Kellon Quick Professor of Wesleyan and Methodist Studies, Duke University): ‘Charles Wesley, of Temple of Christ (i.e. Christ Church), alum[nus]: 1727’.

XENOPHON
Xenophontis de Cyri expeditione libri septem (book 7).
Edited by Thomas Hutchinson (1698-1769).
Oxford, 1735.

XENOPHON
Xenophon’s Memorabilia. Book 1.
With notes by the Rev. C.E. Moberly.
London, Oxford and Cambridge, Rivingtons, 1875.
Inscribed: ‘P.H. Wippell, Feb 12th /80. K.S.S. VA’. [Pridham H. Pridham Wippell (1861-1916), attended Sherborne School 1877-1880]

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